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Windows 7: USB devices undetectable

21 Mar 2015   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
USB devices undetectable

Each time I would connect a USB device it would pop up with options to do something with it.
So I figured I would turn it off because I didn't want the menus to constantly keep popping up every time I connect a USB device, but now it's not detecting the devices period.
I didn't think it would not detect the USB devices at all; the menu that pops up to prompt you to either, burn CD, open folder etc. that menu.
Does anybody know how I can re-enable the ability to use the USB devices when connected without the popup, but also without deeming them unusable either?
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21 Mar 2015   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64

Once you get the pop up, you tell it what to do, then it doesn`t keep asking you everytime.

In the case of a usb stick, for example, it would just open it up.

Windows is supposed to do that, disabling it is just foolish.

Just reverse whatever it is you did to stop the pop up.

Should be this option here.
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21 Mar 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

What you did before you, change the setting back to how it used to be.

And about the menu, disable autorun and autoplay

How To Disable AutoRun / AutoPlay In Windows 7 & Windows 8 | Redmond Pie
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22 Mar 2015   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

The easiest way is to goto Windows button on the bottom left click Computer tab on the options to see whether the device(s) is/are there or detected by Windows or else undo what you did last time. It could be the device is faulty.
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22 Mar 2015   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64


Did you ever get your Clean Install completed and all of Windows 7 Updates after you install all the new hardware.

System reserved is C: and OS is D:?
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